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Care-quality penalties loom for Medicare docs
Modern Physician

Physicians are struggling to meet the targets set by the CMS‘ Physician Quality Reporting Program, and large numbers could see their future Medicare payments docked as a result, according to a study.

Despite growing participation in the PQRS program since its inception as a pilot in 2007, fewer than one in five eligible and participating providers actually qualified for an incentive payment, according to the study, released by the American College of Radiology’s Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute.